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Topics: Health and Wellness Organizations: Human Services Audience: Employers

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June 1, 2012

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In 2010, the Workers’ Compensation Board reported that 2.5 per cent (601 in total) of all lost-time claims and 2.3 per cent (1080 in total) of all disabling injury claims in Alberta were related to eye injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day...


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March 1, 2012

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Under the OHS Act, Regulation and Code, employers are required to protect the health and safety of their workers and other workers at the worksite. Often, employers rely upon themselves or their employees to ensure the worksite is healthy and safe. In some situations, an employer may choose to...


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March 1, 2012

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Indoor air quality, or IAQ, is an important component of a healthy and comfortable workplace. IAQ considers the indoor environment, including the makeup of the air and comfort factors such as temperature and relative humidity. IAQ issues tend to be complex and should be properly assessed to...


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February 1, 2012

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This Safety Bulletin is intended to help employers and workers comply with Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation. It is not a substitute for reviewing the legislation written in its entirety. In case of inconsistency between this document and the Occupational Health and...


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July 1, 2011

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During previous revisions to the occupational health and safety legislation, asbestos requirements from the Alberta Building Code 1997 were transferred to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code. Consolidation of the asbestos provisions into one piece of legislation under the jurisdiction...